Catasauqua, PA Population

Population: 6,588. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,553 (-0.5% change)
Males: 3,193 (48.5%), Females: 3,395 (51.5%)

Lehigh County

Zip code: 18032

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $42,432
Median house value: $86,400

Races in Catasauqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (7.1%), Dutch (5.4%), Slovak (5.2%), United States (4.7%).

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Catasauqua

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catasauqua borough

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

3.0% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Catasauqua:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Catasauqua:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 39 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 50 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Catasauqua:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catasauqua:

  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 23 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 35 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)

Schools

Public high school in Catasauqua:

  • CATASAUQUA SHS (Students: 543; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Catasauqua:

  • FRANCIS H SHECKLER EL SCH (Students: 599; Grades: KG – 04)
  • LINCOLN MS (Students: 575; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Catasauqua:

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CATASAUQUA (Operating income: $91,062; Location: THIRD & BRIDGE STS; 17,763 books; 430 audio materials; 410 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

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